Law Office of the Public Defender

Seventeenth Judicial Circuit for Broward County, Florida

Application Process

We are authorized by Florida Statute to represent indigent individuals charged with criminal offenses in Broward County.

How to Apply

You must submit an Application for Criminal Indigent Status to the Clerk of Court to determine if you qualify for the services of our office.

In Custody Application

If you are in jail, an application will be provided to you before your First Appearance Hearing

And Each Shall Stand Equal

OUR COMMITMENT TO SERVICE

We Are Here To Help

We are here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We combine experienced trial advocacy with exceptional care and empathy for our clients and community. We provide Indigent Defense with a genuine focus on client-centered practice and advocacy.

MAIN OFFICE
Law Office of the Public Defender
Broward County Judicial Complex
201 SE 6th Street, Suite 3872
Third Floor, North Wing
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
TELEPHONE
+1 954 831 8650
OFFICE HOURS
Mon-Fri: 8:15am – 4:45pm

GENERAL QUESTIONS

    REDUCING RECIDIVISMSpecialty Courts and Diversion Programs Offered in Broward

    Evidence-based rehabilitation strategies that lead to reducing recidivism in juveniles and adults.
    MENTAL HEALTH COURT
    VETERANS COURT
    MENTAL HEALTH DIVERSION
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE DIVERSION
    DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED DIVERSION
    CIVIL CITATION - JUVENILE
    DRUG COURT
    DUI DIVERSION
    MISDEMEANOR DIVERSION
    FELONY PRE-TRIAL INTERVENTION
    CIVIL CITATION - ADULT
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    Law Office of the Public Defender, Broward County Judicial Complex 201 SE 6th Street, Suite 3872 Third Floor, North Wing Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
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